Daimler Truck & Bus Australia Pacific — Mercedes-Benz Actros, Axor, Arocs and Atego Trucks

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

A weld seam has been improperly applied to out-of-line axle housings during the production process.

What are the hazards?

This may cause oil leakage and cracking of the rear axle. In the worst case breakage can occur, causing the vehicle to stop during use, posing an accident risk to the driver and other road occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners are requested to take their vehicle to an authorised Mercedes-Benz Truck Dealership for an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Mercedes-Benz truck dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 14 June 2012 - 11 July 2017

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category